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July 30, 2014 | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
A senior U.S. diplomat avoided saying exactly how long the United States may continue talks to end nuclear tensions with Iran, the Associated Press reports.
The United States on Monday accused Russia of testing a ground-fired, intermediate-range missile in violation of a Cold War-era arms control pact.
A group of U.S. legislators is intensifying its probe on safety violations involving anthrax and avian influenza at a key U.S. health agency, Reuters reports.
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July 29, 2014 | Plutonium , MOX , Nuclear Materials Production, Consolidation, Elimination
Lawmakers said they locked down sufficient funds to continue building a divisive plutonium-conversion site in South Carolina, the Associated Press reports.
Federal investigators last month found 52 safety violations at a nuclear-waste burial ground where contaminants escaped in February, Reuters reports.
July 29, 2014 | Sanctions, Delivery Systems
The U.S. House on Monday approved legislation that would tighten financial penalties on Pyongyang, the Yonhap News Agency reported.
A key U.S. official said new production technologies make it critical to tighten control over potential bioterrorism agents, even in minute quantities.
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Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), calling for continued work on a controversial facility in his home state that would turn surplus plutonium into reactor fuel, as required under a treaty with Moscow.
Now is not the time to break an agreement with the Russians.